UBS

UBS AG is a Swiss global financial services company, incorporated in the Canton of Zurich, and co-headquartered in Zürich and Basel. The company provideswealth management, asset management, and investment banking services for private, corporate, and institutional clients worldwide, and is generally considered to be a bulge bracket bank. In Switzerland, these services are also offered to retail clients. The name UBS was originally an abbreviation for the Union Bank of Switzerland, but it ceased to be a representational abbreviation after the bank’s merger with Swiss Bank Corporation in 1998.

IBM Partners with 5 Banks on Blockchain-based Trade Finance Platform Called ‘Batavia’
October 5th, 2017

Four banking giants have joined IBM-led and UBS-backed initiative to create a new global trade finance platform Batavia.

HSBC, Barclays and Others Join Blockchain-Based Project to Create a New Digital Currency
August 31st, 2017

Six of the world’s biggest banks teamed up to create a new digital currency ‘utility settlement coin’ for clearing and settling financial transactions.

Blockchain Startup R3 CEV Attracts $107M From BofA, HSBC, Intel and Others
May 23rd, 2017

R3 CEV aims to raise $150 million with the third tranche of fundraising round scheduled for later this year.

Microsoft, Intel, JPMorgan, UBS, Credit Suisse And Others are Forming Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
February 28th, 2017

J.P. Morgan, Chase, Intel, Microsoft, Banco Santander and other firms have established an alliance to develop solutions for financial companies using Ethereum blockchain.

UBS, BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank and Santander Partner with Clearmatics to Launch ‘Settlement Coin’
August 24th, 2016

The banks are planning to develop a new digital cash to serve as a standard for financial trades settlement.

Santander, CIBC and UniCredit Claim Blockchain Breakthrough in Money Transfer
June 23rd, 2016

The San Francisco-based financial technology startup has announced partnerships with seven new banks to provide its blockchain platform for overseas payments.

UBS to Provide Blockchain Code to Help Develop Cure for HIV
January 23rd, 2016

Swiss bank UBS has offered its blockchain code to HEAL alliance to assist the company in fighting against HIV.

UBS Sees Potential in Blockchain with Clearmatics Raising its Funds
November 19th, 2015

UBS Group AG partner Clearmatics continues raising its funds while UBS is working with blockchain.

UBS to Investigate Blockchain Technology in New Research Lab in London
April 2nd, 2015

Swiss banking giant announced today that it plans to investigate blockchain technology in new London innovation lab.